• authorizer-react
  • Getting Started

Getting Started

Authorizer React SDK allows you to implement authentication in your React application quickly. It also allows you to access the user profile.

Here is a quick guide on getting started with @authorizerdev/authorizer-react package.

Step 1: Get Authorizer Instance

Deploy production ready Authorizer instance using one click deployment options available below

Infra providerOne-click linkAdditional information
Railway.appDeploy on Railwaydocs
HerokuDeploy to Herokudocs
Renderrender buttondocs

For more information check docs

Step 2: Setup Instance

  • Open authorizer instance endpoint in browser
  • Sign up as an admin with a secure password
  • Configure environment variables from authorizer dashboard. Check env docs for more information

Note: DATABASE_URL, DATABASE_TYPE and DATABASE_NAME are only configurable via platform envs

Step 3 - Install package

Install @authorizerdev/authorizer-react library

npm i --save @authorizerdev/authorizer-react
yarn add @authorizerdev/authorizer-react

Step 4 - Configure Provider and use Authorizer Components

Authorizer comes with react context which serves as Provider component for the application

import {
} from '@authorizerdev/authorizer-react'
const App = () => {
  return (
        authorizerURL: 'http://localhost:8080',
        redirectURL: window.location.origin,
        clientID: 'YOUR_CLIENT_ID', // obtain your client id from authorizer dashboard
        extraHeaders: {}, // Optional JSON object to pass extra headers in each authorizer requests.
      <LoginSignup />
      <Profile />
const LoginSignup = () => {
  return <Authorizer />
const Profile = () => {
  const { user } = useAuthorizer()
  if (user) {
    return <div>{user.email}</div>
  return null

Updating styles

Components in @authorizerdev/authorizer-react are designed using css variables and comes with default.css which declares this variables. You can modify these css variable to update styling as per your theme:

Note: Given are the default values for the variables.

--authorizer-primary-color: #3b82f6;
--authorizer-primary-disabled-color: #60a5fa;
--authorizer-gray-color: #d1d5db;
--authorizer-white-color: #ffffff;
--authorizer-danger-color: #dc2626;
--authorizer-success-color: #10b981;
--authorizer-text-color: #374151;
--authorizer-fonts-font-stack: -apple-system, system-ui, sans-serif;
--authorizer-fonts-large-text: 18px;
--authorizer-fonts-medium-text: 14px;
--authorizer-fonts-small-text: 12px;
--authorizer-fonts-tiny-text: 10px;
--authorizer-radius-card: 5px;
--authorizer-radius-button: 5px;
--authorizer-radius-input: 5px;


Please check the example repo to see how to use this component library.

Last updated on November 21, 2022